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Female police officer killed in eastern Afghanistan: officials

Apr 01 2021

NANGARHAR/KUNDUZ Unknown gunmen killed a female police officer in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Thursday, officials said, the second deadly attack against women in the city in a week as a spate of targeted killings spreads fear in urban centres.

Three female polio vaccination health workers shot dead in eastern Afghanistan

Mar 30 2021

JALALABAD (Reuters) -Gunmen killed three female polio vaccination workers in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, officials said, adding that a blast had also rocked the provincial health department headquarters but left no casualties. | Video

Three female media workers killed on way home from work in eastern Afghanistan

Mar 02 2021

JALALABAD, Afghanistan Three female media workers were shot dead in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, government officials said, amid a wave of killings that is spreading fear among professional workers in urban centres.

Afghans jostling for visas to Pakistan spark stampede, killing 15

Oct 21 2020

JALALABAD, Afghanistan At least 15 people were killed in a stampede among thousands of Afghans gathered to apply for visas for neighbouring Pakistan in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Wednesday, officials said. | Video

Afghan woman prays that peace will save her fourth husband

Sep 22 2020

KABUL/JALALABAD, Afghanistan Heavily pregnant Taj Bibi prays for her fourth husband as the Afghan soldier sets off to battle the Taliban, hoping his fate won't be the same as that of his three brothers, her first three husbands, all killed fighting the militants.

Afghan war victims say hope for peace comes at a price: forgiveness

Aug 09 2020

KABUL/GERDAW VILLAGE, Afghanistan - At the age of 17, Mohammed Jafar married three women, widows of his three brothers killed in a suicide bombing in 2016 in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province, as he decided to make peace with the diktats of local Pasthun tribal elders.

Afghan war victims say hope for peace comes at a price: forgiveness

Aug 09 2020

KABUL/GERDAW VILLAGE, Afghanistan - At the age of 17, Mohammed Jafar married three women, widows of his three brothers killed in a suicide bombing in 2016 in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province, as he decided to make peace with the diktats of local Pasthun tribal elders.

Truck bomb in eastern Afghan city kills five, Taliban claim responsibility

May 14 2020

JALALABAD/KABUL A truck packed with explosives blew up near a court in the eastern Afghan city of Gardez on Thursday, killing at least five people in an attack claimed by Taliban insurgents.

Newborns among 16 dead in Kabul hospital attack; 24 killed in funeral bombing

May 12 2020

KABUL/JALALABAD Gunmen disguised as police attacked a hospital in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, killing 16 people including two newborn babies from a maternity clinic run by the international humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders. | Video

Taliban resumes attacks on Afghan forces, five policemen die

Mar 03 2020

NANGARHAR/KABUL Five Afghan policemen died in a Taliban attack on a security checkpoint near a copper mine on Tuesday, officials in the region said, a day after the insurgents decided to resume operations against local forces.

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